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Leader with a heart of purity, Cromarty keeping busy in retirement

Wunnumin Lake Elder Chris Cromarty was born at Big Trout Lake in the spring of 1937 to Eila and Isaac Cromarty. That is where he called home until he was eight years old.

Grudniski brings DARE to Slate Falls

Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service is offering a ‘DARE’ing new program to combat drug abuse in First Nation youth.

KI says no to De Beers

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug has decided not to allow De Beers to conduct mineral exploration on its traditional lands.

Wassaykeesic still looking into mother’s death

Mishkeegogamang’s Gary Wassaykeesic has been making some progress in his search into the 1976 death of his mother Sophie Wassaykeesic.

Fuel oil drums left on the land

Oil drums dating back to the 1970s remain on the land near Eabametoong.

New Wawatay CEO calls for quality of service

Wawatay Native Communications Society’s new CEO is looking to implement a quality management system at the long-running communications organization.

Open house

Nishnawbe-Aski Police Services Sgt. Jackie George was one of many people who attended Oshki-Pimache-O-Win’s annual Christmas open house Dec. 8 at the Centennial Square campus near Victoriaville Centre in Thunder Bay.

‘Meat’ing client needs

The City of Thunder Bay seems game to allow Ka-Na-Chi-Hih Specialize Solvent Abuse Treatment Centre to serve wild meat to its clients.

Pikangikum named as Outside Looking In participant

Pikangikum First Nation was one of three communities selected to participate in the Outside Looking In (OLI) program.

Wasaya to launch helicopter service

When northerners look way up in the sky in the next few months, there could be something besides birds and planes in the air.

Moosonee’s Dorothy Wynne honoured

Moosonee’s Dorothy Wynne has contributed more than her share of the more than 800 million hours Ontario residents volunteer annually.

Claude Chum new NAPS chief of police

Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service’s new chief of police wants to deliver more community-oriented policing to deal with social problems in the NAPS communities.

Constance Lake forced to buy water

Constance Lake has been forced to purchase additional supplies of water for community members due to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada’s recent cut in supplied bottled water.